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Augusta Mountains in Nevada

Augusta Mountains in Nevada

Augusta Mountains in Nevada Overview

The Augusta Mountains are a small mountain range in Churchill, Lander, and Pershing counties of Nevada, and the range is included within the 89,372 acres Augusta Mountains Wilderness Study Area.

The fossil aquatic reptile Augustasaurus was discovered in the Triassic Favret Formation in the Augusta Mountains and named after the range.

  • To the northeast the Augusta Mountain range merges with the Fish Creek Range
  • To the north across Jersey Valley lies the Tobin Range
  • To the south are the Clan Alpine Mountains and the New Pass Range 
  • To the east across Antelope Valley are Ravenswood Mountain and the Shoshone Range
  • To the west across the Dixie Valley is the Stillwater Range

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Augusta Mountain Info and Stats

  • Category: Range
  • Latitude: 40.0160271°N
  • Longitude: -117.5298341°W
  • Approximate Elevation: 7,835′ (2,388 m)
  • Topo Map Name: Cain Mountain
  • USGS 1:24K topographic map Cain Mountain, NV.

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Augusta Mountains in Nevada